Kristina Gavin is a second-year MA student in the School of Library and Information Science. She is an Iowa native, and received a BM in tuba performance and a BA in English from the University of Iowa in 2010. Kristina currently works in reference and information services at the UI Hardin Library for the Health Sciences and interned at the Archives Center of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in summer 2012. Her research interests include studying and creating digital environments for knowledge sharing, especially in the context of cultural heritage institutions. In addition, Kristina is committed to arts advocacy and is a long-time participant in the UI Arts Share program.